KATHMANDU, July 8: A group of Nepali workers, who were earlier selected under the Employment Permit System (EPS) system by the South Korean government, staged a demonstration at Maitighar in the capital on Wednesday.
HONG KONG – Nearly six months after they began, the protests in our city have reached fever pitch. On one particularly devastating day earlier this month, police fired more than 1,500 rounds of tear gas, a police officer shot a demonstrator at point-blank range while being attacked, and protesters immolated a man who disagreed with them. More than 4,000 people have been arrested, infrastructure has been destroyed, and the economy has sunk into recession. And for what?
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: An umbrella organization of kidney patients submitted a memorandum to the prime minister as well as the secretary at the Ministry of Health and Population on Monday, demanding free-of-cost peritoneal dialysis.
HONG KONG, Nov 2: Hong Kong police fired volley after volley of tear gas to break up a demonstration by thousands of anti-government protesters, many in black and wearing masks, in Victoria Park, a traditional venue for demonstrations and vigils, and surrounding streets.
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Police have arrested as many as 14 individuals from Bhadrakali in the capital on Sunday when they were staging a demonstration demanding the cancellation of vacancies announced by the Public Service Commission some three months ago.
HONG KONG, July 9: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government’s work on the bill had been a “total failure”.
KATHMANDU, June 24: Kin of Bimala Tamang who was found hanging inside one of the rooms of Samata Hospital in the capital last Tuesday staged a demonstration outside the Metropolitan Police Circle, Gaushala on Sunday demanding fair probe into the case. The post-mortem report has stated suicide as the cause of death while the relatives of the deceased claim that she was murdered.
HONG KONG, June 15: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades.
HONG KONG, June 12: Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial turned to violent chaos.
KATHMANDU, June 9: People on Sunday staged a demonstration at Maitighar in the capital demanding the withdrawal of the Guthi Bill registered in the National Assembly, the upper house of the Federal Parliament.
KATHMANDU, April 15: Bibeksheel Nepali Party (BNP) on Monday staged a demonstration in front of Singhadurbar, the main administrative secretariat of the Federal Government, in protest of recently-exposed Lalita Niwas land grab case.
LONDON, Mar 9: Campaigners for gender equality took to European city streets on Friday to mark International Women’s Day with celebrations and protests, while in Turkey police fired tear gas to break up a crowd of several thousand women in Istanbul in the evening.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Police on Thursday briefly detained 12 protestors who were trying to stage a demonstration in front of the official residence of President Bidya Bhandari in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, demanding justice for the rape and murder victim Nirmala Panta. All the protestors were released later in the afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Youths have staged a demonstration in front of Singha Durbar, the main administrative hub of the country, piling pressure on government to bring the culprit behind the Nirmala rape and murder incident.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Nepal Students Union (NSU) has demonstrated at different parts of Kathmandu Valley today, demanding withdrawal of price hike in petroleum products and public transport fare during festival.
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The Ministry of Home Affairs has pulled back Chief District Officer of Kanchanpur district Kumar Bahadur Khadka after eight people including two police officials were injured in a clash with police in the course of protest against Nirmala rape and murder case on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, July 7: A demonstraiton has been held in the capital in suport of Seninor Surgeon Dr Govinda KC who is staging a fast-unto-death demanding reforms in medical sector in Jumla since last eight days.
KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Solidarity for Dr KC Alliance has planned a mass demonstration in Kathmandu on Saturday, to support the hunger strike staged by Dr Govinda KC demanding reforms in the medical education sector.
KATHMANDU, July 29: People from various quarters including political parties and organizations have staged a protest rally in support of senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC in the capital on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, June 12: The Election Commission (EC) has expressed reservation over a demonstration and display of black flag against the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav in Rajbiraj, Saptari on Sunday.
Kathmandu: Vice president and Chief technology officer of ‘Water For Small Villages’, Rick Miessau from US gave a presentation on ‘The Hydraulic Ram Pump’ on Friday at Institute of Engineering (IOE), Pulchowk Campus, Pulchowk.
PARSA, June 9: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Chapter in Parsa today took out a demonstration in Birgunj calling for action against those misbehaving with journalists on the pretext of writing news stories.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: With an objective to draw the public's attention toward health hazards caused by increasing air pollution in the Kathmandu Valley, a peaceful demonstration was organized in Chabahil coinciding with the Shivaratri festival on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: A street protest was held in local Maitighar Mandala in the capital today, demanding proper compensation to those who are losing their property (house and land) in course of the road- widening drive.